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Sport, Recreation and Fitness Center (SuRF)

SuRF Center interior with students weight lifting

The SuRF Center is open!

Per the Governor’s newest guidance, the SuRF Center will now be requiring all patrons to properly wear a face covering inside the facility at all times until further notice. This will include patrons utilizing our cardio equipment, free play courts, TRX equipment, indoor tennis courts, locker rooms, etc.; there will no longer be exceptions for any type of activity.

Hours of Operation 

In celebration of Easter, the SuRF Center will have reduced hours.

  • Thursday, April 1: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday, April 2: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 3 - Sunday, April 4: Closed
  • Monday, April 5: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Check out our real-time capacity counter.

We recognize how important it will be to follow current health guidelines from the CDC and the state health department, so we intend to implement some new practices that will ensure a healthy and safe environment for everyone. With this in mind, our department has developed a thorough reopening plan in line with the governor’s “Healthy at Work” fitness center requirements. You will see new cleaning routines, signage to reinforce physical distancing policies, limited activities, closed spaces, and more. Below are the links to some guides we have put together on these new policies so you can know ahead of time what to expect when you visit the newly reopened SuRF Center.

Guidelines are subject to change based on new information or additional guidance from government and health officials as well as university administration.

Stay Connected and Active

Although group fitness classes are canceled this summer, we are still offering at-home workouts and instructional fitness videos through our social platforms. Check out the pages below to learn more!

Our Mission

The mission of Campus Recreation and Wellness is to create an inclusive environment and to provide comprehensive programs and services that enrich the mind, body, and spirit and promote personal growth.

Our Vision

To be an essential component of the Bellarmine experience by empowering individuals through dynamic recreational and wellness opportunities.

Campus Rec Values

  • Welcoming – Fostering a sense of belonging through our programs and services
  • Integrity – Modeling respect, honesty and fairness
  • Holistic Well-Being – Teaching healthy habits today for a lifetime of wellness
  • Student-Focused – Serving their needs as educators, partners and mentors
  • Teamwork – Supporting one another to achieve mutual success
  • Joy – Utilizing play to restore personal balance

Peer Wellness Educators

Peer Wellness Educators at Bellarmine University are student leaders dedicated to making a difference on campus related to student well-being. Students help with programs, presentations, and events focusing on campus wellness while enhancing their leadership and career-readiness skills. Learn more

Work with us!

We love our student workers. Submit an application to join our team today!

Questions? Comments? Concerns?

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